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approved health care. this is not the america we know. >> it is less than 1 percent of the wealthiest people in the united states that would be taxed and that's at 1 percent tax. >> house democrats will try to convince america that the current bill will cover millions in controlled costs. republicans meantime will paint it as a job killer. >> meanwhile, massive spend control from the white house tonight. after economists hit the sunday talk show circuit yesterday. treasury secretary tim gite '94 and larry summers suggested a tax increase on the middle class was possible to offset the massive deficit. >> i don't think any economist would believe that, in the environment that we are in. raising taxes on middle class families would make any sense. and the president agrees. >> the president defines middle class as families making less than $250,000 a year. >> while congress haggles over health care more americans are happy with health care the way it is. a poll shows 48 percent of americans say the health care system is good or on excellent. that's up from 35 percent from just may. govern
and church field road. >> this is america. >> there is a townhall meeting without townhall. >> i have a petition behind me. >> at least 100 people, many of them with local conservative groups, including the belair tea party coalition, speaking out against health care reform that is working the way through congress. >> the federal government cannot handle medicare, they cannot handle social security, what makes them think they can now start handling the health care. >> the crowd gathered outside of congressman kratovil's local office. >> he looked like he would vote for obama. >> kratovil is drawing attention for some protests he has drawn at some townhall meetings. he is not here now. a spokesman said he is out of the country on official business. but the pickets and protests are here. >> we don't need our government doing anything for us. thank you very much. win the war. print the money. stay out of our face. >> happy motorists blow their horns in support of the program. not every passing car is a vote against the president's plan. >> yeah, because i support the president. >> what o
. >> but is this demonstration unamerican? >> no. this is america. i am being patriotic and standing up for our rights. >> that's what america is all about. >> recently some top democrat leaders like nancy pelosi has been quoted as calling the protests unamerican. maryland congressman elijah cummings agrees. >> drowning out people that really want to hear discussion. and people that want to talk about their issues, their problems. and that is unamerican. >> but no one here, not even those that support obama's plan, seem to like that. >> absolutely not. i think protesting is very american. >> no, it is very american. this is what being an american is about. >> many who came today were angry they could not get inside the townhall meeting. they question why it wasn't held in a larger venue. and many said they feel the only way they can be heard is through protests. melinda roeder, fox 45 news at 10:00. >> well, tell your lawmaker what you think about health care reform. we are making it easy for you. their phone numbers and e-mail addresses on our website. foxbaltimore.com/your voice. >> and we want to know what
services in latin america and the caribbean. >> i went down there, and i made a difference. and every single one of those people on that ship feels that. >> nelson clark was acting command master chief on board where they conducted 1700 surgeries. he was dropped off in norfolk because of an injury. >> we treated about 109,000 patients. >> he says the journey was long, and hard. >> haiti was probably one of the roughest that we saw. but every country we saw great progress, great strides being made. and our people helped do that. >> but he says the most difficult part of the journey was being away from his wife and two teenage boys. >> it is more difficult because sometimes dad needs to be the one to kind of mentor, and dad is not there. and it is hard. it is hard. >> so finally the wait is over. and the nearly 200 navy medical personnel and almost 100 civilians arrive. >> i am waiting for christie. >> robert lunaed he and christie have been best years for years. but this bff has a surprise waiting for her. >> the uso girls said what if she said yes and that gave me a ring with lip glos
. and i think this is what america needs to get back to. >> jeff abell, fox 45 news at 10:00. >> senator cardin admits he does not take the outburst personally. see more from the townhall meeting today. go to foxbaltimore.com/"raw news". >> and if senator cardin found out many protesting health care reform are concerned about the cost of reform. those feelings run across the country. recent poll shows most people do not believe president obama will keep his promise of passing health care reform without adding to the deficit. that poll also asks which was more concerning failing to overhaul health care or adding to the deficit. most said adding to the deficit was the bigger concern. that brings us to the question of the day. should the health care plan be scraped if it adds to the deficit? so far, 75 percent say yes. while 25 percent say no. james from baltimore writes. if we scraped everything that added to the deficit, what would we have? but thomas from middle river writes. we cannot afford it anymore than we could afford the bailout. we will have more responses coming up on the "late
puts a pricetag on the proposals as they exist on capital hill and the news is not good for america's employers. under the mandate, which would require them to offer health insurance to their employees or pay a tax to the federal government, the study shows the mandates will cost employers at least $49 billion a year, putting $5.two million workers at risk of unemployment or drastically-reduced work hours. employees will face stunted wages and the loss of their benefits as employers try to find ways to fund. reform support rz say under the current system, every day thousands are already losing their health insurance coverage or jobs because the enormous cost. >> we need to think about how to make the system more efficient, how it is protecting jobs. that's exactly what health reform will do. >>reporter: today deputy whitehouse press secretary bill burton took that a step further, saying without reform, the entire u.s. economy faces ruin. >> if we don't do something, not only is health caregoing to be in crisis, but the deficit will -- we will not be on a fiscally-sustainable pat
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. obama plan is bad for me and bad for america. >> a lot of americans are covered by government provided health insurance already. the va, medicare, medicaid. and i think, they have low cost of coverage. >> when the congressman said he plans to meet with groups of doctors and nurses later this month as he continues to focus on the health care reform bill. in kent county, keith daniels, fox 45 news at 10:00. >> and senator ben cardin will hold a townhall meeting monday at the towson university at 7:00 in the evening. limited space and standing room will not be allowed. folks must rsvp to the e-mail address on the screen you are seeing right now if you wish to attend. the address, of course, is also on our website. foxbaltimore.com. /news links. >> meantime leaders like many (inaudible). >> of using quote swastica carrying brown shirt tactics, can the rhetoric be relvateed we pose pose the question to bob ehrlich. >> the way to get your point across is to do it respectfully. but strong. you can be very strong and respectful at the same time. and to the extent that people tend to get high h
it to compete for the conventions in america. we are now there. >> now a year after the city financed $305 million project is off and running. the audit books are opening. >> we are very satisfied with where we are. >> through a freedom of information request. fox 45 news obtained the audit of the city owned hotel. for the first 132 days it was open during calendar year 2008 it lost more than $17.1 million. j brody chairperson of the corporation, said the multi-million dollar deficit is a paper loss. >> it is not a real loss in terms of the way the taxpayers of baltimore, of which i am one, would do the checkbook every month. >> it is a real loss in the sense that they spend more than they made. >> the hotel corporation points to millions spent during start up. and the recession for the loss. total expenses top $34 million. but revenues for the 132 days it was open in 2008 were more than $18 million. including more than $6.8 million for rooms. and 3.9 million for food and beverage. >> to judge the performance in one year, the first year of operation, in a down year, would really be unfair.
for america. >>reporter: the same controversy is expected monday night at senator's meeting as groups on both sides plan to really their truth, hoping to speak out and be heard or at least be seen. >> i expect a lot of people will not be able to get in, but at least they can be there with a sign that says what they care about. >>reporter: only the first five hundred people to show up will be allowed in. it's unlikely everyone will get a chance to speak. also towson university has placed some restrictions on the signs and political banners they will allow inside that meeting. some say they'll bring signs anyway and stand outside on the sidewalk holding the signs to make sure their opinions are known. live tonight in sou son, melinda roeder, fox 45 news at 10:00. >>> yesterday in our question of the day we asked you, will the health care protests help to sway votes? 59 percent of you said yes. 41 percent said no. mike from silver spring writes, "americans have been quiet for too long. congress needs to know we don't want universal health care." michael disaggress. he says -- to read mo
ex-cons a second chance. >> i found i would go apply and corporate america is not accepting of someone with an offense. >> most of its workers have served time for drugs and non-violent offenses. the owner insists he will not hire sex offenders or anyone believed to be dangerous. >>> the worst part is cleaning the windows. >> windshield wonder promises to make cleaning your car windshield easier. find out if it's a deal or dud when the news at 10:00 returns. >>> a child dies from a tick bite. we'll show you the symptoms to watch for next on the news at 10:00. gecko: oh dear. vo: geico. fifteen minutes could save you 15% or more on car insurance. >>> well, there's a warning about an unusual tick that could be carrying a deadly disease. in dakota county, minnesota, a child died after getting bitten by a dog tick. it was carrying rocky mountain spotted fever. it starts with a rash and a fever begins, then muscle aches and fatigues it. kills 5 percent of those that get it. >> usually dog ticks are pretty harmless. they just take some flood. they're kids. they get in the
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-profit organization ons. namely, the uniteed way of central maryland. john rydell explains why. >> as america's economy continues to struggle. so do many non-profits. that find themselves serving more of the needy. the uniteed way of central maryland, donations are down by $3 million. and forced the agency to deny grants to many area non-profits like the baltimore area council of the boy scouts. field directors are assessing the impact. >> we believe that scouting provides a preventative approach to some of our problems. and we believe that through seeking out other funders, will help us overcome the devastating affects of the funding laws. >> but uniteed way officials say many of the non-profits that did not receive grants in year are receiving just as much if not more from so called designated contributions. >> that's when donors specify where they want the money to go. allowed the boy scouts to receive more than $200,000. meantime, the uniteed way has shifted the focus to groups that offer emergency help to those in need. >> the need is to keep families together in their home. mortgage cri
. this is a wonderful day for judge sotomayor and her family. but, i also think it is a wonderful day for america. >> sotomayor will be sworn in saturday. first time television cameras incidentally will be allowed at the ceremony. >> in annapolis, meantime, the governor is going green. o'malley said solar panels will soon be deck the roof of the mansion. irrigation system has already been installed that captures rainwater for a vegetable garden. >> we are trying to lead by example. and, i think, all of us can be leaders by example, if we do everything that we can to conserve energy, and to move our country forward with more renewable forms of energy, like solar. >> when the solar panels are finally installed they would provide power for the mansion's water heater. >> there is a student at comp on top state seeing 15 presidentss and lived through five wars. now 85-year-old cb buchanon is making history of her own. kathleen cairns has her incredible story tonight. >> oh, boy, three trips to make. >> at 85, cb buchanon is still growing. >> that's a bee on there. sting the death out of you and me. >>
take you inside one of america's busiest er's for a look at what doctors on the front lines of medicine are facing. john rydell reports. >> we see almost everything, in the emergency room. >> each year, at least, 70,000 patients pass through the emergency room doors. >> from extremely ill, to minor things. >> once they arrive, it is the job of dr. brian brown and his team at the university of maryland medical center to nurse them back to health. >> we are extremely good, fast, efficient and we have done it so well, it is becoming popular to come to an emergency department. preference shallly than other sites. >> ranking maryland 35th in the average time spent in a emergency department. the average of wait is 1 to 2 hours. >> availability and excessibility, primary care, ore general care, i think would alleviate some of my problem. >> a victim of his own success, the veteran physician believes he has the prescription to decrease the burden played on the emergency department and others across the country. of it is a simple proactive approach to saving lives and billons in health care cost
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